# I need help with two word problems that have to do with probability. Can someone please help me?

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1. ## math

The letters in the word MATHEMATICS are arranged randomly. What is the probability that the first letter is E? What is the probability that the first letter is M?

2. ## Language Arts

What should a reader do if he or she is unable to determine the meaning of a word using context clues?(1 point) replace the unfamiliar word with a familiar word find a synonym for the word in a thesaurus*** look up the word in a dictionary underline the

3. ## mathematics-probabilities

. A letter is picked random from the word COMPUTER. What is the probability that it is either in the word CUT or in the word ROPE please show workings #thanks

4. ## Math

An appliance store sells three brands of TV sets, brands A, B, and C. The profit per set is \$30 for brand A, \$50 for brand B, and \$60 for brand C. The total warehouse space allotted to all brands is sufficient for 600 sets, and the inventory is delivered

5. ## Statiatics

A student ran out of time on a multiple choice exam and randomly guessed the answers for two problems. Each problem had 5 answer choices a, b, c, d, e and only one correct answer. What is the probability that she answered neither of the problems correctly?

6. ## Science/Math

Word Problems pages 18-19 A sailboat heads north at 3 m/s for 1 hour and then tracks back to the southeast (at 45 degrees to north) at 2 m/s for 45 minutes. a. How far has the boat sailed? b. How far is it from its starting location? The textbook that

7. ## Mathematics

Using the binomial formula for probability, Choose numbers for n, x, p and q, then answer the following: a.Create your own word problem with the numbers you chose for n, x, p & q b. What is the probability of success? d. What is the number of trials? f.

8. ## Probability

The letters in the word MATHEMATICS are arranged randomly. What is the probability that the first letter is E? Preview What is the probability that the first letter is M?

9. ## STATISTICS

It is generally believed that electrical problems affect about 14% of new cars. An automobile mechanic conducts diagnostic tests on 128 new cars on the lot. a. Describe the sampling distribution for sample proportion by naming the model and telling its

10. ## trigonometry

suppose a manufacterer of transistors believes that, on the average, one defective transistor occurs in every 100 transistors. a. find the probability that a batch of 20 transistors has 2 defectives. b. find the probability that a batch of 20 transistors

11. ## Algebra

Can you please help me on this question for Algebra: Write the word that the number 32/33 represents. From this word, take out the opposite of the word that means you get three strikes in baseball. Now unscramble the remaining letters to get what 12 is to

12. ## Statistics

A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in

13. ## Probability -- Help?

Sampling one at a time with replacement from a bag with 8 blue, 7 red, and 5 green. What is the probability of getting at least two red in 3 draws? The book says the probability is 0.2818 but doesn't explain why. Any help???? Unfortunately, the probability

14. ## thx 4 the help roger

thx 4 the help i got the steps You're welcome and I'm glad you understood the steps. Now use that strategy with your other word problems. Identify what the variable(s) are, convert them to equations, then solve the equations. Always be sure to test your

15. ## 10

A letter is picked random from the word COMPUTER. What is the probability that it is neither in the word met nor in the word up

16. ## math

2.-The longest one-word name of any place in America is Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchubunagungamaugg.This name for a lake near webster, Massachusetts, is 45 letters long. It is a Native American name that means "You fish on you side, I'll fish on mine, and

17. ## math

Create a three letter word that 0ne vowel and two consonants. What is the probability of the word starting with a vowel?

18. ## Statistics

A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in

19. ## math

I have no idea where to start! *A quick quiz consists of 3 multiple choice problems, each of which has 4 answers, only one of which is correct. If you make random guesses on all 3 problems, (a) What is the probability that all 3 of your answers are

20. ## Math

Help I need a 4 word problems. Each word problem should have 1 multiplication,1 Division, one addition and one subtraction and we need one variable. PLEASE HELP

21. ## Algebra

Here is the problem: A two-digit number is eight times the sum of its digits.When the number is added to the number obtained by reversing the digits,the sum is 99. Find the original number. Please explain hot to solve it and it would help a lot to if you

22. ## Algebra

Here is the problem: A two-digit number is eight times the sum of its digits.When the number is added to the number obtained by reversing the digits,the sum is 99. Find the original number. Please explain hot to solve it and it would help a lot to if you

23. ## Maths

1)A two-figure number is written down at random. Find the probability that a)the number is greater than 44 b)the number is less than 100 2)A letter is picked at random from the english alphabet. Find the probability that a)the letter is a vowel (my

24. ## probability

On a typical scantron exam, there are 4 choices for each problem (a, b, c, or d). If you are given an exam with 6 problems and you guessed randomly, what is them probability of getting at least half the problems right?

25. ## Math

In a mixed number or fraction problem, you have dividing and multiplying. Now if you were given a list of multiplying and dividing mixed number and fraction word problems, how can you tell the difference between multipling and divinding word problems. It

26. ## Algebra

Can you please help me with these Algebra word problems? Complete the following word problems. 1. Tell whether the table represents inverse variation. If so, write the inverse variation equation and solve for y when x = 4. Show work that supports your

27. ## algebra

A student missed 11 problems on a Chemistry test and received a grade of 65%. If all the problems were of equal value, how many problems were on the test? Round off your answer to the nearest integer. X= # of problems 11= 3 of missed problems 65% of

28. ## Math (Algebra 2)

What is the probability of choosing an H or a vowel? Honorable is the word. This is how I answered it Its mutually exclusive because of the key word "or" which is the Union. P(H)+P(Vowel)=1/9+4/9 Answer is 5/9 did I solve this right? Thanks

29. ## Statistics

Need major help on this one. Sooo confused... Binomial distribution to solve the problems. There is a 60 percent probability that a store will sell one of Red bags to any customer who comes into the shop and views the bags. Out of the next 7 people who

30. ## Math

Create an addition word problem and a subtraction word problem using fractions. Show how to find the solution to each problem. Once you find the solutions to your problems, rewrite the solutions as either a terminating or nonterminating decimal.

31. ## English

1. Put two scrambled word pieces together and make one complete word. 2. There are scrambled word piece cards on the table. Find two scrambled word pieces which can become a word. 3. Combine two scrambled word pieces with each other and make a sentence. 4.

32. ## Math.

#1) Consider the experiment of rolling a single die. Find the probability of the event described. What is P(odd and prime)? A) 1/6 B) 1/2 C) 1/3 D) 2/3 #2) Consider the experiment of selecting a card from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards and determine

33. ## Probability problems

I need help with two word problems that have to do with probability. Can someone please help me?

34. ## Math/Probability

How do I calcuate probability word problems

35. ## Math

Do you know of a good website that can help me with word problems? I want to be able to type in the word problem, get an answer with an explanation of the problem and hoe they got the answer. Sorry! The Internet is wonderful -- but it doesn't do our

36. ## math

I am taking a job related test consisting of several math sections. I have been out of school for quite some time and am looking to find the easiest place to get tips and tutorials to solve these questions. The topics are as follows: multiplication and

37. ## Statistics

A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in

38. ## Statistics

A typist at a constant speed of 65 words per minute makes a mistake in any particular word with probability 0.06, independently from word to word. Each incorrect word must be corrected, a task which takes 14 seconds per word. Find the mean of the time (in

39. ## Math

O God I hate word problems! Is there any mechanical way to memorize word problems? Can anyone just change this Following word prob to equations pls. I can do the rest! Sam invested \$4500, part at 7%, the rest at 8 1/2%. After one year, the interest earned

40. ## Math

What is the best way to study for a math test? Also, what is the best/most efficient way to write a math test? The format of my tests is usually basic questions, and then word problems. I'm always pressed for time at the end, so I have to scramble when

41. ## Statistics-Probability

An instructor will choose 3 problems from a set of 7 containing 3 hard and 4 easy problems. If the selection is made at random, what is the probability that only the hard problems are chosen?

42. ## Math / Fractions

I am having a hard time figuring out how to solve these fraction word problems. For example: A patch of dirt needs 3 5/6 cubic yards (yd3) of concrete to cover it. If Nick decides to cover only 3/4 of the dirt . how much sod does he need. How do I work

43. ## Math

So I know how to do these types of problems but I have a hard time figuring out how to write the equation. Mrs. Sue, if you could help I would greatly appreciate it. I really just need to know what the way to write the equation is for word problems. Thank

44. ## math

algebra is used to solve problems of age, speed,unknown numbers. What are other parts of word problems you know atleast 12 ?

45. ## Math

Letters A-J are put into a bag, 5 are selected at random (without replacement) to form a 5letter word: A. How many different words are possible ? B. What is the probability the word ENDS with a vowel? C. What is the probability it starts and ends with a

46. ## Statistics

Letters A-J are put into a bag, 5 are selected at random (without replacement) to form a 5letter word: A. How many different words are possible ? B. What is the probability the word ENDS with a vowel? C. What is the probability it starts and ends with a

47. ## to damon

thanks,,,, my course (which was very word intensive) Never used the term "expand", but went into depth on simple problems with pascals triangle. I think now I understand the principle behind the problems.

48. ## Math

Can someone check these inequality word problems to see if I did them right? Correct me if I'm wrong! Write a linear inequality using word problems. 1. A sculptor is selling his work at an exhibit to earn at least \$25,600 in revenue. Small pieces go for

49. ## math

i am taking a job related test with many math sections. I am long out of school and need some tutorials as well as practice questions and answers. The topics are as follows: -multiplication and division of fractions and mixed numbers -calculating

50. ## accounting

Can someone give me the site where I can do practice problems for Managerial Accounting. My instructor bases his exam on the CPA, the homework is easy. He said that he wants us to think outside the box. I need practice. All were word problems.

51. ## Algebra 2

I am having trouble with my last two word problems on a homework assignment. For some reason I just can not get word problems and get frusterated. I hope someone can help. Alan was able to rent a moving van for \$99 with unlimited mileage or \$49 plus .80

52. ## Probability

A 3-letter word is made from the word HAPPY. Find the probability that the word contains two letter P's.

53. ## Math

Can somebody help me out here. I want to know why I am good with math problems but I don't get word problems until it is made out of a equation. The reason is that you have learned math as procedures and facts...math as a form of thinking, or analysis,

54. ## College Algebra

The letters in the word probability are written on separate slips of paper. Find the probability of drawing two i's in a row without replacement.

55. ## algebra homework help

student missed 11 problems on a Chemistry test and received a grade of 65%. If all the problems were of equal value, how many problems were on the test? Round off your answer to the nearest integer. X= # of problems 11= # of missed problems 65% of correct

56. ## HCA220

I answered several question for an assignment and I need help to understand how I got it wrong. The assignment dwelt medical terms. The following three were marked wrong. Please help! Use the word bank below to build the medical word that corresponds to

57. ## fractions

my teacher gave us some fraction problems for homework, but I'm confused about how to go about solving the problem. The problem is what is 2/4 of 8. Can you show me the steps so I can do the rest of the math problems? 2/4 reduces (or simplies if you

58. ## Algebra 2

The income from the school car wash is one, five, and ten dollar bills came to a total of \$355. If there are 120 bills all together, and twice as many one dollar bills as five and ten dollar bills combined, how many bills of each denomination are there?

59. ## Trig

I need help with these kind of problems. We are dealing with word problems and/or pictures that are solved by the Law of Sin or Cosine. If any one kows a wonderful web site that can help with these, I would greatly appreciate it. A parollelogram has side

60. ## math

a baseball team a series of five games to play, with one game each day from monday through friday. If it rains on the day of a scheduled game, the game is cancelled. There is a 20 percent probability of rain each day. how likely is it that the team will

61. ## math

Robert has three boxes of letters: The first box contains the six letters in the word "bubble" the second box has the three letters in the word "zoo" and the third contains the four letters in the word "taxi". If he randomly selects one letter from each of

62. ## stats

It is a multiple choice exam with 12 problems, each problem has 5 options. You need to answer 10 correctly to pass, what is the probability that by guessing you will answer at least 10 problems correctly?

63. ## geometry

Out of the word Tennessee 9 pieces of paper with each letter of the word written on it are put into a hat. What is the probability that that letter T or N is selected?

64. ## Math

i have my final tomorrow and this question was on my review? im having trouble with probability so... "your cat walks over the computer keyboard while you're away and hits three random letters. what is the probability that the word RAT appears" So on my

65. ## Math help

Can someone check these inequality word problems to see if I did them right? Correct me if I'm wrong! Write a linear inequality using word problems. 1. While at a bakery mitch decides to purchase some cupcakes and brownies to share with his friends. He can

66. ## math statistics

Hello I am having trouble trying to figure out how to do this probability word problem: In an article about investment growth, Money magazine reported that drug stocks show powerful long-term trends and offer investors unparalleled potential for strong and

67. ## Math

How do you create a word problem using unit rate? Please check the explanation at this site -- http://www.321know.com/rat-unit-rate.htm One of the most common word problems might be -- George averages 60 miles per hour when driving on a highway. How far

68. ## Math

Can someone check these inequality word problems to see if I did them right? Correct me if I'm wrong! Write a linear inequality using word problems. 2. Zenaida is celebrating her birthday at a local pizza parlor. The all you can eat meal costs \$8 per adult

69. ## Statistics

In a large collection of real SMS text messages from particular cellphone users, 13.40% of messages are identified as spam. Of all spam messages 17.0% contain both the word "free" and the word "text" ("txt") For example, "Congrats!! You have been selected

70. ## psy 210 HHHEEEEEELLLLPPPPP PLEASE!!!

my second health problem i had to choose is high blood pressure and i cant find more about it for this paper i need more words can anyone help plese Assignment: Psychology and Health Problems · Due Day 7 · Review Figure 4.3. · Summarize the

71. ## Social Studies

I need help on these problems: 1.This water rising device cosists a simple leaver. 2.Which Egyptain word decribes the word Red Land, the desert 3.This Egyptaion god is represented by the Niles croc. 4.Blank is one of the world's oldest civilation and Busch

72. ## psychology 210

I want someone to please help me with the asignment psychology and health problems. resource:figure 4.3on page.127 of psychology and the challenges of life:Adjustmentin the new millennium write a 1,050 to 1,400 word paper. summarize the multi-factorial

73. ## Math

Hi can someone help assist me with my math problems dealing with probability If 80% of scheduled flights actually take place and cancellations are independent events, what is the probability that 3 separate flights will all take place? A) 0.51 B) 0.01 C)

74. ## math

Can anyone give me any word problems

75. ## math

Can anyone give me any word problems

76. ## Math

three possible word problems for the equation 20-4x=-80

77. ## Math

From the word COMBINE, how many different 7 letter words are possible : - with I adjacent to N? - with alternating vowels and consonants? -if a 5 letter word instead of 7 letter word is made from COMBINE, how many probability are that has exactly 3

78. ## Probability

Clara Nett is quite good and figures that her probability of playing any one note right is 99%. The solo has 60 notes. a. What is her probability of each of the following? 1. Getting every note right. My answer: 0.547 I am stuck on problems 2-5 because

79. ## psychology 210

I want someone to please help me with the asignment psychology and health problems. resource:figure 4.3on page.127 of psychology and the challenges of life:Adjustmentin the new millennium write a 1,050 to 1,400 word paper. summarize the multi-factorial

80. ## Math

According to a recent study, 46% of all adults have back problems. If 7 adults are randomly sampled, what is the probability hat 0-7 of the adults have back problems?

81. ## math

i need help with word problems dealing with estimation

Having trouble with division word problems

83. ## algebra

help with week 8 word problems in mat116

84. ## algebra

I have a few math questions I made them just like my actual problems so that I can go through the steps you have went through to answer my own problems...Again THESE ARE NOT THE REAL PROBLEMS JUST EXAMPLES LIKE MINE WITH DIFFERENT NUMBERS. I don't know how

85. ## English

1. He never failed to keep his word. 2. He never failed to keep the word. 3. He never failed to keep a word. 4. He made a word with her. 5. He had a word with her. -------------------------------------- I could see the pattern such as break one's word,

86. ## Algebra 1

How do I find a, b, c, and d, for cubic equations in word problems.

87. ## geometry

How are proportions solved when brought out in word problems?

89. ## Elementary Statistics help

It is generally believed that electrical problems affect about 14% of new cars. An automobile mechanic conducts diagnostic tests on 128 new cars on the lot. a. Describe the sampling distribution for sample proportion by naming the model and telling its

90. ## English Language

I asked this question earlier. I need to write 2 letters of complaint about problems I face at school and problems I face as a student in general but I can't find any problems, could you help me list some problems? Its really really urgent.

91. ## math

Create an addition word problem and a subtraction word problem using fractions. Show how to find the solution to each problem. Once you find the solutions to your problems, rewrite the solutions as either a terminating or nonterminating decimal.

92. ## pre-alg

I need help to create an addition word problem and a subtraction word problem using fractions. I need to show how to find the solution to each problem. Once I find the solutions to my problems, I have to rewrite the solutions as either a terminating or

93. ## math

I need real life example word problems using to ngative interjers.

94. ## Algebra 2 (Angel Series)

I'm having trouble understanding the motion comparison word problems. Help!

95. ## Math

I'm struggling with system applications word problems. Can some please explain on how to do it? Thanks

96. ## Math

Give four word problems making and organizing list

97. ## MATH 157

Can anyone please help me understand these math problems. #4. How many three-symbol codes (letter-number-number)can be made from the letters S, P, Y, and two-digits from the set of (0, 1, 2,..., 9) without repetition? #16. A pair of dice are rolled and the

98. ## Statistics

Service times for customers at a post office follow some right-skewed distribution with mean 2.91 minutes and standard deviation 1.74 minutes. (a) Can you calculate the probability that the average service time for the next two customers is less than 2.64

99. ## Writing skills

When, for example you can't spell a word. How do you look up the correct spilling? (1) word. How (2) word, how (3) word how (4) word; how (5) word or how I pick # 2 is this right

100. ## 5th grade math (word problems)

I didn't see an answer from yesterday, so resending. Also, is there a website to explain how to solve word problems - like key phrases to look for (ex: 'in all' - add; 'what's left' - subtraction)? Here's question from yesterday: sorry,but I don't